A federal fight over coal ash contamination has environmental groups raising concerns over toxic materials coming from Alabama Power plants ending up in the ground and waterways.
Clay Ryan, the former vice chancellor of external affairs for the University of Alabama System, was recently named senior vice president of external affairs for Alabama Power, following the retirement of Zeke Smith.
The Environmental Protection Agency hosted a public hearing in Montgomery on Wednesday on a proposed denial of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management’s coal ash pond permit plan.
Some property owners near Lay Lake are coming together after they claim Alabama Power has caused flooding, environmental damage, road damage and more around their neighborhood.
After facing significant public pushback, Alabama Power has canceled its proposed pump storage project on Chandler Mountain in St. Clair County.
Not long after Alabama Power announced plans to build a new hydroelectric facility on Chandler Mountain, residents nearby became concerned. Fran Summerlin led the charge by creating Save Chandler Mountain, an organization with around 3,500 participants calling on the project to be stopped.
Alabama Public Service Commissioner Chris "Chip" Beeker is the latest public official to speak out against Alabama Power’s pump storage project on Chandler Mountain.
On Monday, Alabama Public Service Commission president Twinkle Andress Cavanaugh publicly denounced Alabama Power’s plans to build a pump storage facility on Chandler Mountain in St. Clair County.
State Rep. Craig Lipscomb (R-Gadsden) is standing with his constituents who are fighting against a proposed Alabama Power project that would force many of them from their homes and livelihoods.
Miles College president Bobbie Knight, an outspoken critic of the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling against affirmative action admissions programs in public universities, will now sit on the board of directors for the oldest and largest utility in the state.
Residents of Steele, Alabama, and the surrounding area gathered at the Rainbow City Community Center Monday night to voice their concerns and strong opposition to a proposed plan by Alabama Power to construct a new hydroelectric facility on Chaldner Mountain in St. Clair County.
A private investigator was hired to spy on Tom Fanning, Southern Company CEO, in 2017 allegedly at the request of Alabama Power executives, according to a recent report in the Wall Street Journal.
Despite the negative financial impact Bud Light and Target have experienced supporting the transgender community, some Alabama businesses are continuing to celebrate Pride publicly.
The Foundation of Individual Rights and Expression addressed a letter last week to Troy University Chancellor Jack Hawkins urging him to address leaked emails in which he and Troy trustees discuss vetting research topics at a free-market think tank due to complaints from Alabama Power and the Business Council of Alabama.
About 81% of Southern Company employees participated in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) training in 2022, according to a letter to stockholders sent by outgoing Southern Company CEO and Chairman Thomas Fanning on Friday.
A leaked email conversation between several trustees at Troy University shows prominent individuals in the state discussing how to “vet topics” at a university-affiliated think tank for being critical of economic incentive programs due to complaints from Alabama Power and the Business Council of Alabama (BCA).
In 2018, Alabama power signed a contract with Matrix LLC in which it agreed to pay the political consulting firm $124,000 per month for their services, including “external relations” with controversial groups like the Alabama Education Association.
Twinkle Andress Cavanaugh announced Monday that she will seek re-election as President of the Alabama Public Service Commission (PSC).
Last week, the Alabama Public Service Commission (APSC) ruled that year-end financial results for the Alabama Power Company exceeded the rate of return range in 2022 by $62 million and ordered the utility to plan on issuing refunds to customers in August 2023. Now, the APSC predicts that the refunds will only amount to $23 for the average residential customer.
Alabama Power customers might be due for a refund next fall. On Tuesday, the Alabama Public Service Commission (APSC) ruled that year-end financial results for the Alabama Power Company exceeded the rate of return range in 2022 by $62 million.
Less than a week after NPR claimed to discover financial connections between a consulting firm representing two Southern power companies and several statewide media outlets, a further report claims there are ties between the same firm and a reporter with ABC News.
An investigation conducted by several reporters with NPR claims to have discovered financial connections between a consulting firm representing Alabama Power and several statewide media outlets, including Alabama Political Reporter and Yellowhammer.
The state will be sending almost $50 million to low-income households this winter and next summer to help with increasingly unmanageable utility costs.
Over 41% of Alabama households reduced basic expenses such as medicine or food to afford energy costs in the last 12 months, according to a recent LendingTree survey.
On Tuesday, Alabama Power announced a rate increase for customers starting in 2023.
Alabama Power President and CEO Mark Crosswhite announced Monday his retirement from the company at the end of 2022.